Definition of Indicative mood

1. Noun. A mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact.

Exact synonyms: Common Mood, Declarative, Declarative Mood, Fact Mood, Indicative
Generic synonyms: Modality, Mode, Mood
Derivative terms: Declarative



Definition of Indicative mood

1. Noun. (grammar) The mood of a verb used in ordinary factual or objective statements. ¹

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Literary usage of Indicative mood

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges: Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough (1916)
"MOODS indicative mood 437. The Indicative is the mood of direct assertions or questions when there is no modification of the verbal idea except that of ..."

2. The Grammar of English Grammars: With an Introduction, Historical and by Goold Brown (1858)
"... that as the indicative mood is converted into tho subjunctive, .... then be in the indicative mood, whatever conjunction« might attend it. ..."

3. English Grammar in Familiar Lectures: Embracing a New Systematic Order of by Samuel Kirkham (1845)
"Hence, ths legitimate province of the indicative mood,is to declare things, whether positively or negatively ; thus, positively, lie came with jne ..."

4. The Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With Forms of by Goold Brown (1861)
"The indicative mood is that form of the verb, which simply indicates, or declares a thing: as, I write; you know: or asks a question; as, Do you know? ..."

5. The Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With Forms of by Goold Brown, Henry Kiddle (1873)
"The indicative mood is that form of the verb, which , simply indicates, or declares a thing: as, I write; you know or asks a question; as, Do you know? ..."

6. The Institutes of English Grammar Methodically Arranged: With Forms of by Goold Brown, Henry Kiddle (1873)
"The indicative mood is that form of the verb, which simply indicates, or declares a thing: as, I write; you know: or asks a question; as, Do you know? ..."

7. Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association by American philological association (1897)
"My independent collection of statistics does not cover this use of the indicative mood outside of Cicero, but it will be readily seen from the instances ..."

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